LINEDATA SERVICES : Linedata Agrees to Acquire CapitalStream, significantly strengthening its Position in North America and the

 LINEDATA SERVICES : Linedata Agrees to Acquire CapitalStream, significantly
    strengthening its Position in North America and the Credit and Finance

PARIS, February 14, 2013: Linedata (Nyse Euronext: LIN) has agreed to  acquire 
HCL  Technologies'  CapitalStream   business  and  enter   into  a   strategic 
partnership with HCL Technologies  Ltd. The transaction  is expected to  close 
before the end of Q1 2013.

Linedata is  one of  the leading  providers of  software and  services to  the 
credit and  financing  industries in  Europe  and Africa.  Linedata  has  also 
developed a  significant presence  in North  America in  the asset  management 

Acquisition of CapitalStream

CapitalStream  is  a   market  leading   software  platform   that  offers   a 
sophisticated suite of credit lifecycle management solutions to the  financial 
services industry.  It  has a  fast-growing  client portfolio  of  prestigious 
banking and other financial institutions in North America. Revenues for  their 
last financial year ending June 2012, expressed in U.S. GAAP, amounted to $ 30
million. The  Company  employs  approximately hundred  employees  in  the  USA 
(Seattle, WA & Irvine, CA)

As part  of  the  acquisition,  Linedata would  acquire  all  the  assets  and 
associated liabilities  for a  sum of  $45 million.  The transaction  will  be 
financed by  an extension  of an  existing bank  loan with  a pool  of  banks. 
Following the transaction, debt ratios will  remain at a reasonable level  and 
the leverage ratio (net debt post-closing / consolidated EBITDA) will be  less 
than 2.

This combination  will  enable  Linedata  to offer  a  uniquely  powerful  and 
comprehensive  set  of   applications  for  North   America  and  the   global 

HCL Technologies, the long standing owner of CapitalStream,is a leading global
technology and  IT  services  company.  This  agreement  reflects  HCL's  core 
strategy of joining  hands with  product companies  to offer  transformational 
services to its clients.  Through this partnership, Linedata  will be able  to 
reinforce its services  offering to  support CapitalStream clients  in all  of 
their major IT projects.

Anvaraly Jiva,  Founder and  CEO of  Linedata,  says: "I  am very  pleased  to 
welcome this highly  talented team  and prestigious client  base to  Linedata. 
This acquisition will extend  our ability to  provide end-to-end solutions  to 
the credit  and  finance industry  globally.  The partnership  with  HCL  will 
substantially improve our ability  to engage in very  large projects with  our 
clients. Linedata's presence  in North America,  a key to  our global  growth, 
will be significantly expanded".

Next communication: publication of  2012 annual results  on February 28,  2013 
after close of trading.


Linedata is  a global  solutions provider  with 700  clients operating  in  50 
countries. With  more  than  900  employees  across  the  globe,  Linedata  is 
dedicated to the investment management and credit community. Linedata has been
at the service of the financial industry from day one, and applies its  market 
and  client  insight  to  provide  innovative  and  tailored  mission-critical 
software and services that  help its clients  grow. As a  pioneer for over  10 
years with  the set-up  of  SaaS infrastructure  for the  financial  industry, 
Linedata has preached and  spread this model  throughout the global  financial 
community, for its full range  of products. Headquartered in France,  Linedata 
achieved revenues  of EUR  144 million  in  2012. This  company is  listed  on 
Euronext Paris FR0004156297-LIN - Reuters LDSV.LN - Bloomberg LIN:FP.

For further information, please contact:

Linedata                                           Cap Value
Finance Department                   Financial communication
+33 (0)1 47 77 68 39      Gilles Broquelet / Samuel Beaupain               +33 (0)1 80 81 50 00                  



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